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‘The entire time was thrilling! We think ChildHope is an incredible organisation and were thrilled to support their event taking place at our Herne Hill Velodrome. If you’re looking to support a meaningful cause and have an interest in track cycling, this is a superb opportunity.’ Nathaniel Moore, Architect / Business Development at Hopkins

Calling all those connected to architecture and the propoerty sector. Are you looking for a competitive team challenge for you and your colleagues?

We are inviting you to join other architects and leading property professionals at the iconic Herne Hill Velodrome event in London to support ChildHope. On Friday 8th September from 11:30 - 16:00 at the 8th Annual velodrome cycle challenge. You’ll have the chance to participate in a wide variety of cycling challenges, from sprints to endurance tests finishing with an awards ceremony where the champions will be crowned.

About the event

Training will be given before the race starts and you don’t need previous experience but riders can go over 30mph on the thrilling banked track which was used in the 1948 Olympics and more recently by Olympic Gold Medallist Bradley Wiggins!

Teams of 4 participants will race each other in 4 key races:

  • Team Pursuit
  • Sprint
  • Australian Pursuit
  • Scratch Race

After the race there will be a drinks reception with medals and the Challenge Cup for the winners!

Useful information

Cost: £600 for a team of 4 people.

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch on arrival, registration and bike allocation, team photographs

13:00 – 16:00 Track time, races and winner’s ceremony with certificates, cup and beers

Directions: Herne Hill Velodrome – Herne Hill Stadium, Burbage Road, London, SE24 9HE.
Time: 11:30 - 16:00

Parking is available on site.
Track bikes and post-race drinks are all included.

This is the 8th year the event will run, which has raised over £60,000 to date. Your entrance fee will be donated to ChildHope and will help some of the world’s most vulnerable children in Africa Asia and South America. Just some of the ways your funds can help is outlined below:

  • £150 could provide a loan for 5 mothers in Peru so they can start a business and afford to send their children to school
  • £ 350 could provide shelter, medical care, counselling and legal support for a child in crisis in Bangladesh
  • £500 could pay for an education for a year, including school fees and materials, for 15 street and working children in India

If you are interested in participating in this challenging and fun event, please contact Pamela on


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